8 Studio Art and Graphic Design majors hosted an art walk Saturday evening, April 6, 6PM. The students presented their Senior Exhibitions in partial fulfillment of their degree requirements. The exhibit spaces involved the Hammons Gallery in Mabee Fine Arts, the lobby gallery of the Verser Theatre and a portion of Lile Hall including the English Department. Exhibiting artists included Hunter Soper, Rebekah Poynor,Andrea Lock, Courtney Sharp, Rebecca Houlihan, Jessica Caldwell, Nicole McPhate and Grace Anne Thomas. The exhibits were on display through April 30.
Faculty Exhibit – Hammons Gallery, October 15 – November 18. The exhibit featured recent paintings and ceramic works by Visual Arts faculty members, Donnie Copeland and Summer Bruch. In addition to the exhibit Asst. Professors of Music Justin Isenhour and Ryan Lewis presented improvisational works on trombone and marimba in response to the exhibit.
Past Events 2012
Small Works On Paper – Hammons Gallery, August 20- September 20, 2012. An exhibit organized by the Arkansas Arts Council. This was the first showing of the annual traveling exhibit on Ouachita’s campus. The exhibit featured 40 works by Arkansas artists and the exhibit is curated by Marcia Goldenstein, professor of drawing and painting at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Confluence, Divergence, Concurrence – Hammons Gallery, March 27-April 13, 2012. This exhibit featured guest artists Veda and Meda Rives The exhibit was an installation of handmade paper arranged throughout the gallery space. “Confluence, Divergence, Concurrence” is a continuation of a series of installations the artists have produced throughout the U.S. and as far away as South Korea and Japan.
Ink and Clay– Hammons Gallery, March 27-April 13, 2012. This exhibit featured relief prints by Josh Pickens and ceramics by Barb and Jim Larkin. view a press release
Ceramic Plate by Jim Larkin
Past Events 2011
“Landscape” – Hammons Gallery, November 16-December 6, 2011. This exhibit featured artists Laura Terry and Dennis McCann. Students and faculty visited with artist Laura Terry in her West Fork, Arkansas studio.
Hammons Gallery, November 16 – December 16, 2011
November 12, students and faculty visit with artist Laura Terry at her West Fork, Arkansas studio.
Boundary Hunters – Alfred University, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery. October 26-December 1, 2012. Boundary Hunters, showcased seven contemporary painters, Donnie Copeland (Visual Arts Staff), Matthew Farina, Amy Feldman, Julian Jackson, Karen Schifano, Laurel Sucsy and Rachael Wren, who combined the fundamental elements of color, mark, shape, and edge to form unique spatial experiences. Follow the link for the exhibit catalog, http://issuu.com/rachaelw25/docs/bhcatalog
Crystal Bridges Opening – November 10-12, 2011, students and faculty from the art department attended the opening of the Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, AR..